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Quick Middle Eastern Style Spiced Chicken

Quick Middle Eastern Style Spiced Chicken

with Zhoug Couscous, Courgette and Yoghurt

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Looking for a quick and tasty midweek dinner option? Try cooking up our Quick Middle Eastern Style Spiced Chicken in just 20 minutes for a delicious and speedy meal.

Tags:RapidUnder 650 caloriesSpicy
Allergens:Cereals containing glutenMilk

Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites. Due to the conflict in Ukraine, it has been necessary to substitute sunflower oil with rapeseed oil in some products without a label change. The FSA have advised that allergic reactions to rapeseed oil are rare.

Preparation Time20 minutes
Difficulty levelMedium
serving amount
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount

2 unit(s)

Garlic Clove

10 grams

Chicken Stock Paste

120 grams


(ContainsCereals containing gluten)

1 sachet

Zhoug Style Paste

280 grams

Diced Chicken Breast

2 pot(s)

Middle Eastern Style Spice Mix

1 unit(s)

Echalion Shallot

1 unit(s)


75 grams

Low Fat Natural Yoghurt


½ unit(s)


Not included in your delivery

240 milliliter(s)

Water for the Couscous

Nutritional information
Nutritional informationarrow down iconarrow down icon
per serving
per 100g
Energy (kJ)2285 kJ
Energy (kcal)546 kcal
Fat16.4 g
of which saturates2.8 g
Carbohydrate53.4 g
of which sugars9.0 g
Protein46.9 g
Salt1.72 g
Always refer to the product label for the most accurate ingredient and allergen information.
Utensilsarrow down iconarrow down icon
Garlic Press
Frying Pan
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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a) Peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press).
b) Add the water for the couscous (see ingredients for amount), chicken stock paste and garlic into a saucepan and bring to the boil.
c) When boiling, remove from the heat. Stir in the couscous and zhoug style paste.
d) Pop a lid on the pan and leave to the side for 8-10 mins or until ready to serve.


a) Meanwhile, heat a drizzle of oil in a frying pan on high heat.
b) Once hot, add the chicken and sprinkle over the Middle Eastern style spice mix (add less if you'd prefer things milder). Season with salt and pepper.
c) Fry until the chicken is golden brown on the outside and cooked through, stirring occasionally, 8-10 mins. IMPORTANT: Wash your hands and equipment after handling raw chicken and its packaging. The chicken is cooked when no longer pink in the middle.


a) While the chicken cooks, halve, peel and thinly slice the shallot.
b) Trim the courgette, then quarter lengthways. Chop into 1cm chunks.
c) Zest and halve the lemon (see ingredients for amount).


a) When the chicken is cooked, transfer it to a bowl. Pop your (now empty) frying pan back on medium heat with a drizzle of oil if needed.
b) Once hot, add the courgette and shallot to the pan. Season with salt and pepper, then fry until softened, 3-4 mins.
c) Add the chicken back into the pan and stir together with the veg, then cook for 2 mins more.


a) Once cooked, fluff up the couscous with a fork.
b) Add the couscous to the chicken and veg pan and stir through with the lemon zest until combined.
c) Taste and add salt and pepper if needed.


a) Spoon the spiced chicken and couscous into your bowls.
b) Top with a dollop of yoghurt.
c) Serve with the remaining lemon cut into wedges for squeezing over.